There are three main rodent species that come into homes and commercial properties uninvited here in South Africa. The Norway rat, the roof rat and the house mouse. They are also spreading right through Africa. They are especially a problem during the winter season when it is cold because that is when they move into your homes.
That is when it is important to proof your house or business by closing off holes that could lead into your house by using various materials. putting out tamper proof boxes with a toxic bait inside for the rodents to feed on. It is also important to do regular treatments so that the rodents do not come back.
You will see rodent droppings in areas of high infestation, depending on the species droppings differ in size and shape
Urine stains, body smears and odor
Well-worn paths in vegetation and footprints and tail marks in dust, soft earth or sand, identify a rodent population.
Gnawing damage, they have double gouge marks with twin incisors which are easily identified.
Rats carry 18 different parasites and worldwide spread 35 different diseases to man. Rodent born diseases are spread directly to humans through various different ways that is why we need to prevent them from getting into your homes and businesses.
They damage your products being food or non food items and the money wasted on those products.
Legally you can be sued by not complying with legislation
It is important to prevent the rodents from coming into the building, we do that by installing tamperproof boxes outside the building with toxic baits inside for the rodents to feed on.
If they are already inside the building we will use rat traps to catch the rats or toxic baits in paper boxes.
Proofing options are also very important to prevent the rodents from coming into the building.
If the rodent is inside the roof of your house we will use registered toxic baits and apply it in the path ways where the rodents walk.